THH Regional Training Schedule

February 23-25, 2011
Auburn, Washington
Muckleshoot Casino

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Agenda
The training is scheduled for Wednesday, February 23 through Friday, February 25 at the
Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn, Washington. Training times are approximately:

Wednesday, February 23
7:30 AM Registration
8:00 AM Session Begins
10:00 AM Break
12:00 PM Lunch On Your Own
1:00 PM Session Begins
3:00 PM Break
5:00 PM Adjourn

Thursday, February 24
8:00 AM Session Begins
10:00 AM Break
12:00 PM Lunch On Your Own
1:00 PM Session Begins
3:00 PM Break
5:00 PM Adjourn

Friday, February 25
8:00 AM Session Begins
10:00 AM Break
12:00 PM Adjourn

The daily agenda will be kept fluid to accommodate hands-on demonstrations and local presenters. The topics for all three days will include:

Training Topics
This training will not only provide a comprehensive overview of healthy home/safety issues; but also emphasize testing/assessment equipment and protocols, as well as low cost mitigation for these issues:
•  Lead containing products and materials
•  Household Chemicals/Products, Pesticides and Integrated Pesticide Management
•  Asthma and Allergy Sources
•  Moisture and Molds
•  Hantavirus
•  Lice
•  Combustion Gases and Carbon Monoxide
•  Home Energy and Weatherization related Home Health Issues/Controls
•  Drinking Water Quality
•  On-site waste water management
•  Home safety assessment falls, fires, water
•  Radon
•  Plasticizers (Phthalates, DEHP)
•  Asbestos Containing Materials
•  Mercury
•  Take-Home Occupational Contamination

Training Segments
This training will consist of 20 hours of training of which be a combination of classroom and hands-on diagnostic/assessment skill-set training. Segments of the training are:
•  Introduction and Risk Overview
•  Steps to creating a community Healthy Homes Program
•  In-depth training focusing on the health effects, assessment and mitigation of healthy home/safety issues
•  Media and Tools to Promote a Tribal Healthy Homes Campaign and Community Program
•  Teaching Others About Healthy Housing Reaching Youth and Adult Learners
•  Tracking Your Success
•  Healthy Homes Partners, Funding Sources and Resources
•  Refining Your Steps to creating a community Healthy Homes Program

Local Partnership
Thanks to these organizations for their assistance planning this regional training.
Go to their web sites to learn more about them.

Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Indian Health Service/Portland Area
http://www.ihs.gov/FacilitiesServices/areaOffices/Portland/
http://www.dehs.ihs.gov/

Northwest Tribal Healthy Homes Initiative
http://www.thhnw.org
http://www.tulaliptribes-nsn.gov


Registration Fee
The registration fee for this 2 1/2-day training will be $125 per participant. In an effort to encourage teams to register, the fee for two or more members from the same organization will be $100 per participant. Payment is due before the beginning of the training and is payable by cash, check or money order. The registration fee covers all training and materials as well as breaks; lunches will be on your own.
Cancellation/Refund Policy: For a 100% refund (less a $50 processing fee) cancellations and refund requests must be in writing and received by MSU Extension 10 days prior to the event. Any cancellation received less than 10 days before 02/23/2011 will be refunded $25.


Travel Scholarship
Due to generous funding through ARRA funds, the first 60 participants to request a travel scholarship will receive $500 to offset transportation, accommodations and other travel-related expenses. Participants must attend the entire training; scholarships will be paid by check and will be mailed approximately 2-3 weeks after the last day of the training. Confirmation of receipt of a travel scholarship will be emailed along with registration confirmation. Sign-up for the travel scholarship is located on the registration form.

Registration & Travel Scholarship Form

Click here to download and print the Registration and Travel Scholarship Form. If you have any questions about the registration and scholarship form contact Debbie Albin at (406) 994-3782 or deborah.albin@montana.edu.

Location & Hotel Information
The training will take place at the Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn, Washington at 2402 Auburn Way South. Click here to go to the casino's web site.

A block of sleeping rooms is being held just down the road from the Muckleshoot Casino at the Best Western Peppertree Inn at 401 8th Street SW. Visit the hotel web site here. A complimentary shuttle will run between the hotel and casino every two hours. To make reservations call the hotel directly at (253) 887-7600. Please state that you are with the Tribal Healthy Homes training in order to receive the published rate.

Mini-Suite with One King Bed - $109.95, plus tax
Mini-Suite with Two Queen Beds - $119.95, plus tax